The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 309 313 330
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +17
Permanent jobs citing PDA 5 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% 0.15% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £59,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.54% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,850 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £59,600 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4728 5770 5917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.08% 47.51% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3995 5002 5422
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region.

PDA Salary Trend in the City of London

PDA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

PDA Salary Histogram in the City of London

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (44.44%) Lync
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
5 4 (44.44%) Apple
5 4 (44.44%) Bloomberg
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) Back Office
6 3 (33.33%) Reuters
6 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) Derivative
6 3 (33.33%) iPad
6 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) Dell
2 4 (44.44%) Apple
2 4 (44.44%) Bloomberg
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Reuters
3 3 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) SonicWALL
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas